531 fatwas

  • His father wants him to migrate to Canada Date: 21-6-2011

    AsalamoAlikum Warahmatullah Dear Brothers/Sisters I have a very important question. My father is telling me to apply for CANADIAN immigration. He says that in Toronto its not harder to stick to religious commitment since there is not much discrimination there. There are also some very good Islam's religious societies there. The currently I currently.. More

  • Celebrating a girl's reaching puberty Date: 22-5-2011

    Assalalaikum My brother's daughter has started menstruating and my sister in law wants to celebrate by adorning my niece like a bride, throw a party and receive gifts and all. Her mother's side family have been doing it for every girl coming of age.Is this allowed in Islam or is it a bida'a?.. More

  • Ruqyah is permissible unless involves Shirk Date: 19-5-2011

    I have a twenty-five year old daughter and many suitors have proposed to her but I refused all of them, then no further suitors proposed. One of my friends told me that someone has cast a spell on my daughter and the only way to break it is to write down a Quranic verse on a piece of cloth, using a certain type of ink, and then to put this piece of.. More

  • Seek help of Allaah first, then seek other means like Ruqyah Date: 18-5-2011

    I am a girl who suffers from severe pain in my right leg when I hear the Quran. Is it permissible for me to go to a man who treats with the Quran? .. More

  • Permissibility of using objects for Ruqyah (healing with the Quran) Date: 2-5-2011

    I went to a Shaykh and asked him to recite Ruqyah over me, however he asked me to bring certain things to him, like sea water, well water, rain water and a kind of moss called the Wada‘ah. Should these things be used in Sharee‘ah-approved Ruqyah?.. More

  • Prerequisites of writing Ruqyah and drinking its water Date: 11-4-2011

    - Is it permissible to write the verse of Al-Kursi, [Quran 2: 255], or any other chapter from the Quran on a piece of paper and then put this piece of paper in water and the patient drinks it? - If it is permissible, is there evidence from the Quran supporting its permissibility?- Is it permissible to use supplications instead of Quranic verses in.. More

  • Slaughtering a sacrifice for the Jinn Date: 5-4-2011

    What is the ruling on slaughtering a sacrifice for the Jinn in order to ward off their harm?.. More

  • Drinking from a bowl engraved with verses of the Quran Date: 24-3-2011

    We have a brass bowl scripted with Syreh Yaseen in it. Is is good to drink water from it. or keeping water in night and drink in morning with a thinking that it is fruitfull. Please advice ASAP. ALLAH HAFIZ .. More

  • The ruling on wearing amulets Date: 8-3-2011

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on wearing amulets and other objects that people believe guard against the evil eye or envy? Under which kind of Shirk is wearing amulets classified? .. More

  • A banquet in the name of a Wali is Shirk Date: 8-3-2011

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on having a banquet that is prepared in the name of a certain righteous Wali (‘Ally’ of Allaah) where there is mixing between men and women and wastage? .. More

  • The Anti-flu bracelet is an amulet Date: 8-3-2011

    Is the bracelet that is worn to prevent flu considered an amulet, knowing that physicians believe it to be effective?.. More

  • No sorcery or charms in Ruqyah (Quranic treatment) Date: 28-2-2011

    Some Shaykhs say that they can recite certain verses for girls so that they get married. They say that if the girl does not get married within three months after the Ruqyah, she should go to them again so that they would make Ruqyah for her another time. Knowing that they do not use black magic nor do they ask about the name of the mother nor take.. More

  • Vows are only to be devoted to Allaah Date: 28-2-2011

    I was in distress and I determined to make a votive offering to Lady Zaynab. However, I live in Beirut while the shrine of the Lady Zaynab is in Syria. Can I fulfill my vow here in Beirut? Must I fulfill it in Syria before the shrine? .. More

  • Seeking blessings from graves may lead to polytheism Date: 28-2-2011

    Is it permissible to seek blessings from graves?.. More

  • Making use of services provided by non-Islamic states Date: 28-2-2011

    Is it permissible to make use of services provided by non-Islamic states?.. More